“I see conflicts as catalysts for change and I’m passionate about helping others find the positive growth that conflicts have the potential to bring, through constructive dialogue and transforming our viewpoints.”
Sara holds a Master of Arts degree in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation from the School for International Training Graduate Institute. Sara is conversationally fluent in Spanish, trained in Trauma-Informed Care, Therapeutic-Crisis Interventions, and Mediation. With Case Management experience, Sara has helped to build resilience, reconciliation, and acculturation strategies within her clients. Through her dedication to enhancing practical methods of building peace, Sara has designed and implemented programs and training curricula for conflict parties and vulnerable populations. She has led various community efforts in assisting local businesses with helping hands and building ongoing collaboration platforms between local and international non-profits that are working towards a common goal.
At Pollack Peacebuilding, Sara manages peace processes by ensuring our clients most effectively leverage PPS’ peacebuilding capacities, engender successful outcomes, and generally feel cared for and served well.